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Contents Introduction: Therapeutics and the Transformation of American Medicine 1 Part I Antebellum Medical Therapeutics 1. Intervention and Identity 11 2. Epistemology, Social Change, and the Reorganization of Knowledge 37 3. The Principle of Specificity 58 Part II The Process of Change 4. Therapeutic Change 83 5. Attitudes toward Change 162 6. Attitudes toward Foreign Knowledge 185 7. The Arbitration of Change 207 Part III Therapeutic Reconstruction 8. Physiological Therapeutics and the Dissipation of Therapeutic Gloom 235 9. Cui Bono? 258 xvi CONTENTS Abbreviations 285 Notes 289 A Note on Sources for the History of Therapeutics 345 Index 353 The Therapeutic Perspective ...

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ISBN
9781400864638
MARC Record
OCLC
889252597
Pages
380
Launched on MUSE
2015-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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